COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1890
COUNTY NAMED FOR: Alamo martyr
Dolphin Ward Floyd
One - Floyd City, renamed
Floydada in 1892 to prevent confusion with Floyd in Hunt County. Some claim the new name was meant to be Floydalia and was garbled in transmission to Washington; others say it was a combination of the county name and that of town site land donor James Price's mother, Ada; still another version is that it was named for Caroline Price's parents, Floyd and Ada.
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Same as the county.
Three - 1892, 1911, and 1950
STANDING: One - 1950 Modern courthouse built of masonary and steel.